Snoring has a number of consequences that can impact the life of a snorer and his/her sleep partner. Sleep deprivation as a result of snoring has a negative impact on health and quality of life. Snorers can experience tiredness, morning headaches, irritability ,dry mouth and relationship difficulties. Studies have also shown a link between snoring and an increased risk of heart attack and stoke.
Laser energy is used to heat the tissue of the airway causing a tightening effect which helps to keep your airway open. NightLase® is performed with approximately three short treatments spaced over two months. Each treatment lasts 15 minutes and requires no anesthesia. The procedure is comfortable and you can resume your daily routine immediately afterwards. Results are often seen after the first session.
If you have been exhibiting signs of sleep apnea or have noticed any of the symptoms commonly attributed to sleep apnea detailed previously, it is important to have an evaluation performed as soon as possible. Doing so can significantly improve your overall quality of life and reduce your risk of developing more serious and otherwise preventable health issues. Schedule an appointment with our office today. Call us at (508) 753-3200 or fill out the online form. We look forward to hearing from you!